Mike Myers’s Netflix comedy series is confirmed as The Pentaverate and cast details are confirmed
It’s a not unexpected crazy plot:
…five men have been working to influence world events for the greater good since the Black Plague of 1347. As the show begins, one unlikely Canadian journalist finds himself embroiled in a mission to uncover the truth and just possibly save the world himself…
Variety points out the connection to the Mike Myers movie So I Married an Axe Murderer (picture above), in which Myers plays several parts, including Stuart Mackenzie, who claimed The Pentaverate is comprised of “The Queen, The Vatican, The Gettys, The Rothschilds, and Colonel Sanders before he went tits up.”
We expect the characters in the new show will be somewhat different, but who knows?!
Apart from Mike Myers (in seven roles), the cast includes Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians, Community), Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon, The Prom, Lion King), Debi Mazar (Goodfellas, Younger), Richard McCabe (The Audience, Eye in the Sky), Jennifer Saunders (Absolutely Fabulous, Shrek 2), and Lydia West (Years and Years, It’s a Sin). The first run will be six half-hour episodes.